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True Sustainability: A New Model to Aid Nonprofits in Developing Self-Sustaining Revenue Streams


One of the biggest challenges that nonprofits face is generating revenue for their vital missions. Because tax-exempt organizations cannot raise capital through traditional capital markets, they have tended to focus on donations as the sole or primary source of revenue and to ignore proactively pursuing capital. With the pervading misconception that nonprofits cannot make a profit, most tax-exempt organizations do not take full advantage of permitted "for-profit" and capital acquisition opportunities in order to accomplish their missions.